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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Many meteorological things come together on Saturday afternoon resulting in the development of scattered showers and storms. We'll have both lift in the atmosphere and increasing Gulf moisture which are key ingredients needed for rain producing clouds to form. Some of the storms that develop will be big time rain producers on a local level because of the amount of moisture available in the atmosphere.

A stray storm could even intensify to a strong or severe level this Saturday afternoon, especially across western Alabama. Main threat would be damaging wind gusts. Don't forget about lightning! If the thunder roars, go indoors!

Overall, the heaviest and steadiest rain axis is forecast to remain west of Alabama. Due to the close proximity, west Alabama will see the greatest chance for rain and storms than compared to the eastern side of the state. Rain and storm motion will be from south to north. Storms that train over the same areas will have a better chance of causing ponding on roadways or even some minor flooding.

 

FOOTBALL SPECIFICS:

 

UAB: Dry weather for tailgaters. Bring rain gear because you could get wet during the end of the game. Be careful traveling home after the game, especially if you are heading south and west where more development will likely be. Highs in the upper 80s.

AUBURN: Dry weather for tailgaters. Definitely have a poncho handy because there's a pretty good chance that during the game a shower or storm will pass by. Be ready for a slow ride home especially if you are traveling northward where showers and storms may still be ongoing. Highs in the lower 90s.

ALABAMA: Dry weather for tailgaters. Could be a slow ride home, especially if you are traveling from Atlanta and back westward to Alabama because of ongoing showers and storms. RAIN CHANCE OVERVIEW:

Mainly dry through noon though a spotty shower can't be ruled out.

Showers and storms develop and become scattered to numerous this afternoon and develop south first and then lift northward with time.

Greatest threat across west Alabama.

Periods of dry weather with possible passing showers and storms off and on across central Alabama.

We'll continue to keep you updated once showers and storms initiate across the state. If you have outdoor plans, keep close tabs on the weather and the best way to do that is through our Fox 6 weather app. You can also keep up with the weather through twitter and Facebook.

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